Nithari Killings: Pandher, Koli found guilty by CBI court

Nithari KillingNew Delhi, Feb 12, : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, which was hearing the Nithari killing case, on Thursday convicted the main accused Mohinder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli.

Judge Rema Jain said she will pronounce the quantum of sentence on Friday.

Both Pandher and Koli are accused of killing and disposing off the bodies of 19 children and a young woman between 2005 and 2006.

The Nithari killings that came to light two years ago left people across the country flabbergasted.

The skeletal remains of the children were first discovered in a sewer behind Pandher''s plush D-5 bungalow in Noida''s Sector 31.

The human skulls were stuffed in 57 gunny bags along with 700 bone pieces.

The investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI on January 11, 2007. The CBI has filed chargesheets in 16 cases. Chargesheets in the remaining three cases are still awaited. (ANI)